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Sales Tax Collections

Effective January, 2004 the sales tax rate in St. John the Baptist Parish is 9.00 percent. Four percent is dedicated to the State, 2.25 percent is dedicated to the Parish public school system, 2.25 percent is dedicated to the Parish government and .50 percent is dedicated to the Sheriff.

The Parish government's sales tax allocation is as follows: 1 percent dedicated to the purposes of constructing, acquiring, extending, improving and maintaining the Sewer and Water systems parish wide, and constructing, acquiring and improving roads, highways and bridges. .375 percent is dedicated to Economic Development, another .375 percent is dedicated to Roads and Bridges, and .50 percent is dedicated to the volunteer and paid fire departments

Year Sales Tax Collected
2001 $ 10,506,135
2002 $ 9,623,457
2003 $ 9,939,608
2004 $ 13,110,732
2005 $ 16,445,398
2006 $ 17,801,087
2007 $ 18,051,852
2008 $ 30,345,016
2009 $ 30,989,873
2010 $ 18,691,071
2011 $ 17,885,038
2012    $20,642,215

 

 

 

 


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